The LA Dodgers and Legal Drafting

by Rob 7. December 2010 14:55

The ownership of Dodgers Baseball Club is in play in the dissolution of the marriage of the McCourts. The question turns on the legal drafting of their post-nuptial agreement and the use of the words ‘inclusive’ verses ‘exclusive’ by their attorney, and provides a  lesson in legal writing.  Play Ball!  


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ODR: technology meets Alternative Dispute Resolution

by Rob 1. December 2010 11:51

Online dispute resolution (ODR) is a growing area of ADR. ODR exclusively uses websites with and without human facilitators instead of face-to-face discussion. The clients may use "automatic negotiation" or "cyber-mediation" among other services. The ODR sites are free and fee-based. The most common use of ODR is to resolve e-commerce disputes. The National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution offers more information on ODR.

One example of note is iCourthouse, an ODR site that allows anyone to select pending cases and participate online as a juror.  

Jim Morrison Pardoned in Florida?

by Rob 19. November 2010 13:18

It was 1969 in Miami. The Doors concert was stopped by police for Morrison's on-stage antics. Findlaw reports Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is considering a pardon for Morrison 40 years after the singer/icon/poet's death. Article


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How Google Works

by Rob 17. November 2010 12:03

How Google Works.

Infographic by the Pay Per Click Blog


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Arizona Constitution Day

by Rob 16. November 2010 11:30

This is the 100th anniversary of the Arizona Constitution. On December 2nd Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and our own Professor Willrich will speak among others at Steele Indian School Park across the street from Phoenix School of Law. See:

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